Jurassic Grapes: History of Merlot

This week we discuss the history of the Merlot grape and its lovely wine as a way to experience how strange and interesting wine trends can be. What causes wine to be more or less popular? And how do things get thrown sideways sometimes? Find out this week on the Tipsy Timeline!

The history of the Merlot grape and its lovely wine as a way to experience how strange and interesting wine trends can be. We start with its discovery in France, transition to Italy, the French frost that almost killed it off, and how a movie had such an outsized effect in its popularity. Find the whole story this week on the Tipsy Timeline! Sources for this timeline came from the following locations
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